Magnum Hunter 2Q15: Rev Down 60%; Eureka Hunter Still Not Sold

Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR) released their second quarter 2015 update today, with plenty of information. MHR reports oil and gas production year over year in the second quarter was up 20%. But because of the price collapse over the past 12 months, MHR’s revenue for that production decreased 60% year over year. One of the juicy tidbits we pick up from the update deals with an impending sale of MHR pipeline subsidiary Eureka Hunter. You may recall that MHR CEO Gary Evans, speaking at the Hart Energy DUG East conference in Pittsburgh in June implied the company had cut a deal to sell their ownership stake in Eureka Hunter (see Magnum Hunter Cuts Deal to Sell Eureka Hunter & 2 New JVs). It seems that was the wrong (misleading?) impression. In today’s 2Q15 update we learn that MHR “is in discussions with a number of third parties regarding this potential sale transaction.” So no, the sale of Eureka Hunter is not a done deal–not yet. What else do we learn?…

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